Search for dissertations about: "and quality of care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1522 swedish dissertations containing the words and quality of care.

  1. 1. Quality of Care in the Psychiatric Setting : Perspectives of the Patient, Next of Kin and Care staff

    Author : Agneta Schröder; Gerd Ahlström; Birgitta Engström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care associates; Care staff; Instrument development; Next of kin; Patient; Phenomenography; Psychiatric care; Quality of care.; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe quality of care from different perspectives in the psychiatric setting, to develop an instrument for measuring quality of care from the in-patient perspective and to use this instrument empirically. A qualitative descriptive design involving a phenomenographic analysis was used in Studies I, III and IV, and a descriptive and comparative design with statistical analysis in Study II. READ MORE

  2. 2. The circle of strength and power : Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Ewa Idvall; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; Intensive care; Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding quality improvement in care: The case of public care procurement and process mining

    Author : Sara Dahlin; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; cancer care; methodology; process mining; Quality improvement; elderly care; care pathways; public care procurement; context;

    Abstract : Healthcare is facing challenges of increased cost and complexity originating from factors such as new technology and diversified treatments, increased life expectancy, an ageing population, and multi-comorbidity, making the need for Quality Improvement (QI) in care highly relevant. This is, however, easier said than done, considering that healthcare is complex, dynamic, ad-hoc, and multidisciplinary. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality improvement in palliative care : the role of a national quality register and perceptions of information during palliative chemotherapy

    Author : Lisa Martinsson; Bertil Axelsson; Christina Melin-Johansson; Per Fransson; Kerstin Sandelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; chemotherapy; communication; end-of-life care; oncology; palliative care; palliative medicine; quality in healthcare; quality register; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : IntroductionThere is a need in palliative care for development of structured methods to assess quality and support improvement. This need is present both within and outside specialised palliative care.Honest information from physicians is regarded as an important part of palliative care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patient and public involvement in hospital quality improvement interventions : the mechanisms, monitoring and management

    Author : Carolina Bergerum; Maria Wolmesjö; Johan Thor; Christina Petersson; Christine Kumlien; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; clinical microsystem; co-production; hospital organisation; improvement science; patient and public involvement; programme theory; public service operations management; quality improvement; service-dominant logic; Health Care Service and Management; Health Policy and Services and Health Economy; Hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation; hälsopolitik och hälsoekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the mechanisms, monitoring and management of patient and public involvement in hospital quality improvement (QI) interventions. Findings from a literature review generated an initial programme theory (PT) on active patient involvement in healthcare QI interventions (Paper 1). READ MORE